• 03 January 2020

On Docker and Kubernetes, and when to use them

Docker and Kubernetes are famous for their role in massive corporations such as Google, ADP, and SAP. In fact, Google built the predecessor to Kubernetes (called Borg) in order to...

  • 23 December 2019

Serverless: Why your business needs it

Serverless computing (functions-as-a-service/FaaS) takes advantage of on-demand compute resources to run your software applications without server hardware explicitly dedicated to your application. Effectively, you pay only for the resources that...

  • 16 November 2019

Azure Functions: Rogue Timer Triggers

Azure Functions-as-a-Service are a great way to build event-driven microservices for many business applications. We’re using them with one of our clients to implement many of the transformation processes needed...

  • 17 May 2019

Cloud Comfort : A case for moving to the Cloud

I recently finished a project to migrate a 3b AUM Asset Management firm to the Microsoft Azure Cloud, and that exercise re-enforced our thinking that small to mid-sized firms can...

  • 03 May 2019

Azure Blob Storage : The impracticality of IP whitelisting

Anyone in the technology industry will tell you: Build your systems with security in depth. In other words, build security into as many parts of the puzzle as you can...

  • 28 February 2019

Dev/Test Subscriptions, Azure Blob Storage and You(r sanity)

As we’ve built out increasingly complex cloud/hybrid environments, the need for a dedicated, functionally identical test environment has become even more crucial. When you have a team of people creating...